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FIRST ARREST? Connecticut Man Faces Charges For Unregistered “Assault Rifle,” Standard Capacity Magazines
(bearingarms.com) Posted by Bob Owens- A Milford man appears to be the first person charged after failing to comply with Connecticut’s law requiring the registration of certain firearms and standard capacity magazines. "A 65-year-old man faces an array of charges after he allegedly shot a squirrel in his yard Monday morning. James Toigo, 258 Housatonic Dr., was charged with unlawful discharge of ...

22 Manly Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin
Posted on April 14, 2014 | Written by Brett and Kate McKay | Altoids have been freshening bad breath since the turn of the 19th century. But while they are touted as “Curiously Strong Mints,” perhaps the real curiosity is not the allure of the mints themselves, but the popularity of turning the tin in which they’re packaged into all sorts of truly handy, and just plain fun, creations. The draw of...

Gun Review: NAA Mini Revolver
From TheTruthAboutGuns.com By Jeremy S- In the world of production firearms, there aren’t many smaller than the offerings from North American Arms. Its Guardian series is about as petite as semi-automatic pistols come, and I believe its Mini-Revolvers may be the smallest production revolvers in the world. There really aren’t many clothing choices — at least ones you can legally get away with in p...

Freedom Group Killing AAC?
From TheTruthAboutGuns.com By Robert Farago-Confidential sources tell TTAG that the Freedom Group is about to eliminate the Advanced Armament suppressor brand. [Note: we've put in a call to Remington.] According to our informant, TFG will merge AAC and TAPCO to create a new, as-yet-unnamed firearms accessory brand. If so, it’s a bold, not-to-say reckless move; both Tapco and AAC have consider...

H.R. 4380: Game changing gun legislation?
(www.commdiginews.com) By Conor Higgins- WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 — There is a bill in Washington, quietly introduced by Steve Stockman, R-Texas, which has the potential to change the game on national gun politics. Of course there are many bills which sit idly on agendas, on committees, waiting to be read by those who could probably care less about its success or passage. All of these bills...

Report: FBI Visiting Gun Shops to Investigate “People Talking About Big Government”
by Paul Joseph Watson, Infowars.com-FBI counterterrorism agents are visiting gun shops in South Carolina to investigate “suspicious purchases” made by people who talk about “big government,” according to a new report. Author Brandon Turbeville  says he was approached by an individual who works in a Columbia, South Carolina gun shop to relate the story of how an FBI agent entered the store on ...

[Video] TX Jewelry Store Owner Shoots and Kills Burglar With Shotgun, Suspects Family Speaks Out
(gunssavelives.net) According to local media reports, 41-year-old Robert Trevino smashed the glass of the front door of a jewelry store in Elgin, TX around 1am this morning. The store owner happened to be in the back of the store. After hearing the commotion, the owner armed himself with a shotgun and confronted Trevino in the front of the store. Trevino was facing the owner and holding a hammer i...

11 Rules For Public-Land Duck Hunting
(www.grandviewoutdoors.com) By Will Brantley-Our decoys were set, and we were arranging our seats behind some buckbrush on the bank when the other boat idled into the bay. He panned his spotlight across our spread, pulled up onto the bank 50 yards away and began rummaging through his own decoys. This situation wasn’t going to end well, and we all knew it. Before long, the guy spoke up. “For future...

Rhode Island: Senate & House Committees to Hear Over a Dozen Gun Bills this Week
NRA – ILA Charlotte, NC -(Ammoland.com)-  Anti-gun state lawmakers continue their assault on the constitutional rights of Rhode Island gun owners this week in Providence. Tomorrow, April 15 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear a full slate of anti-gun bills starting at 6:00 p.m. in room 313 of the State House.  The anti-gun bills scheduled to be considered tomorrow o...

Remington Sells Out To NY For $80 Million "Sniper" Rifles Government Contract
(freedomoutpost.com) By Tim Brown: Back in February, several gun manufacturers decided to boycott law enforcement in states that are hostile to the Second Amendment, states like New York for instance. They would not be providing weapons or ammunition. Within a week that number had grown by over 700%. In the first article I provided information for several gun manufacturers that could be contacted ...

TROY Pump Action AR-15 – Another Gun Control State Compliant AR-15
from gunssavelives.net: I’ve long wondered when someone would come up with a pump action AR-15. The ergonomics and the way the bolt works with the magazine was all there. Mossberg came out with their bolt action MVP rifle that takes AR-15 magazines which was a step in that direction. Now, Troy Industries has taken the next steps and introduced a pump action AR-15 that looks like it would be legal ...

Perspectives: That’s why we have the Second Amendment
(www.stgeorgeutah.com) Written by Bryan Hyde-OPINION – This past weekend, there was very nearly a gun battle pitting private citizens intent on protecting their rights against a corrupt political machine. It wouldn’t be the first time such an event was necessary. Few people are familiar with the Battle of Athens that took place in 1946 in McMinn County in Eastern Tennessee. McMinn County had long ...

Civil Disobedience Grows as NY “Assault Weapon” Registration Deadline Approaches
(TheTruthAboutGuns.com) By Robert Farago- “Come Tuesday, owners of assault weapons in New York will be faced with a choice: Register those firearms with the state or potentially face a felony charge.” That’s the blunt, entirely accurate assessment of usatoday.com of the situation facing New York gun owners who possess unregistered “assault weapons” who are refusing to abide by the mandate created ...

How To Clear a Double Feed Malfunction
(www.luckygunner.com) On Monday, I talked about carrying spare magazines with your carry gun. The most common reason given for carrying extra ammo is because you never know how many rounds might be required to fend off an attacker. But that’s not the only reason. Semi-autos can run into issues with cycling, and in some cases, these malfunctions are difficult to recover from unless you have a ...

Berlin Fears a High Court Ruling Could Threaten the European Union
By Marc Lanthemann-The Greek economy ended its four-year exile from international markets last week with a triumphant 3 billion euro (about $4.1 billion) bond sale. The global financial media trumpeted this somewhat unexpected achievement as a sign that things were finally turning around in the European Union's most blighted country. Media reports to the contrary, Greece's return to the market doe...

SIG SAUER Introduces Its First Line of Premium Centerfire Pistol Ammunition
(TheOutdoorhub.com) By Shannon Jackson PR/SIG SAUER -SIG SAUER Inc., designer and manufacturer of the world’s most reliable firearms, introduces its Elite Performance Ammunition line – the company’s first-ever line of premium centerfire pistol ammunition. Designed specifically for personal defense, SIG SAUER Elite Performance Ammunition features a proprietary stacked hollow point bullet – the SIG ...

Reloading: Seating and Crimping Bullets
(TheOutdoorhub.com) Written by Tom McHale- Last time we covered the powder charging step  of reloading and briefly touched on the whole concept of pressure curves. While reloading is a safe pastime when proper care is taken, the care-taking part is a really big deal. The last steps—seating, crimping, and inspecting cartridges—are equally important when it comes to safety. Seating the new...

5 terrible guns you should never buy
(www.gunnuts.net) by Caleb • There are a lot of great, wonderful guns in the world. Some guns are works of art, handcrafted over countless hours to perform the simple task of tossing a bullet as accurately as possible. Other guns are basic machines, designed to protect and defend. Regardless of their intent and design, those guns are great. The guns on this list however, are not. These are five of...

NSSF Bullet Points 4-14-14
Bipartisan Legislation Preserves, Protects America's Hunting and Outdoor Traditions -REACH OUT TO SENATORS, URGE CO-SPONSORSHIP OF BIPARTISAN SPORTSMEN'S ACT . . . U.S. senators will spend the next two weeks in their home states for the Easter recess, providing opportunity for firearm owners, hunters, target shooters and sportsmen to attend public events, such as town hall meetings your senator ma...

5 worst home defense shotshells
(Guns.com) | by Jim Grant-So you’ve decided to use a shotgun for home defense, but you’re unsure what load to use in your scattergun. Double ought buck, one  ounce slug, 2 ¾ inch or 3 inch, there are so many options. While this article won’t tell you which ones to use, it will show you the ones you should avoid. Here are the top 5 worst shotgun shells for home defense. Dragon’s Breath: Dragon...
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Winchester model 42 magazine tube problem

  I am working on a model 42 Winchester model 42 pump .410 sn 10313X manf. in 1953.  The magazine tube is buggered up a bit on the interupted thread area that locks it into the receiver extension. In the past it has been abused and it is missing the magazine band key between the barrel and magazine and also the action slide spring. I have the 2 missing parts on order (most pa...

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30 Days of Preparing for Spring Storms and the Stinging Heat of Summer Day 14: Pesky Mosquitoes, Scorpions, Bees and Other Critters that Bite and Sting

Spring and summer brings out the bugs. Try having a Fourth of July barbecue without mosquitoes and flies. Camping, hiking, hunting and even a picnic in the par...